Despite the events in the African country, the goalkeeper says his team will continue to prepare for the continental campaign.
John Shibu revealed that despite the uncertainty about the Cafے Confederations Cup against Galicia’s turbulent Golden Boys, Balsa United are still training.
The Yenagua-based team is expected to travel to Stade Canco Musa, Seguri – where they will face the 2021 Guinea Cop National Runner-up in the preliminary round on Sunday.
However, the game did not go as planned due to the background of an alleged coup attempt in the West African country.
Asked about the mood at the Balsa camp due to Guinea’s reports, the former Abia Warriors and Sunshine Stars player revealed that the men of Depri Tabo are restless because they are still working hard. No statement from
“What is happening there is not pleasant at all and we hope that things will not be so bad for our dear brothers there. I heard the news yesterday and I was really scared. All we can do is that in Guinea Rule for peace, “said Shibu. the aim.
“Considering our fixtures this weekend, we have not yet received a statement from the Confederation of African Football. Therefore, we are still working very hard as usual.
Even if the game is postponed, it will not stop us from training because we want to be in the best possible form as we look for a place in the next round of the tournament.
“We are not worried about what is happening in Guinea anyway and I can tell you that our desire is to represent Nigeria well and hopefully to reach the milestones of the championship.”
In addition to being the first team from Nigeria’s second division to win the honorary cup since the Dolphins FC’s feat 20 years ago, the Yenagawa-based organization will represent the West African nation in the Confederations Cup with Anemba.
The 24-year-old revealed that his team’s youngsters and talents could take heart from Leicester City’s stunning victory in the Premier League to rule Africa.
“Football is about time and opportunity. No one gave us a chance to win the IoT Cup, yet we did it by beating a high flying team. the aim.
“Now that we have this opportunity, we look forward to representing Nigeria well and we are not just going to make numbers.
“We have already started preparations for our campaign and with our youth contingent we can make Leicester City.
“We are impressed with him because many seasons ago no one gave him a chance to win the Premier League.
“Whether people call us underdogs or write to us, we don’t care. We have a responsibility to get on the playing field and get things done.